1091 has announced its acquisition of the worldwide digital and broadcast rights to the horror documentary THE MOTHMAN LEGACY. Previously set to premiere in theaters on September 18, 2020 at the Mothman Festival but cancelled due to COVID-19, the film will now be released exclusively on digital streaming platforms this October. Directed by Seth Breedlove and produced by Adrienne Breedlove, The Mothman Legacy is a follow up to Terrors in The Skies and a direct sequel to the 2017 documentary The Mothman of Pleasant Point.
The Mothman Legacy is the story of one of the most frightening American urban myths about a red-eyed creature seen by some as a harbinger of doom in 1960s rural West Virginia, where sightings of the winged demonic beast were first documented near an old munitions dump known by locals as TNT. Many believe the Mothman to be a 1960’s phenomenon, an omen only appearing before tragedy, and disappearing after a flap of sightings and the subsequent Silver Bridge collapse in 1967. But what if there’s more? What if the origins of this omen trace back much further and go much deeper than anyone realized? And what if…the sightings never ended?
“We couldn’t be happier to team with 1091 in the release of our latest Small Town Monsters film, The Mothman Legacy,” says Breedlove. “The crew and I believe we’ve created something truly unique with this project; a terrifying real-life horror story, and a case study on the roots of a modern myth… we’re anxious to unveil this untold chapter in the mountain states monstrous past.”
The Mothman Legacy will now be released exclusively on digital streaming platforms on October 20, 2020.